Climate Change

  1. Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels a Threat to Farmers in Bangladesh

    Oct 25, 2018

    Rising sea levels driven by climate change make for salty soil, and that is likely to force about 200,000 coastal farmers in Bangladesh inland as glaciers melt into the world’s oceans, according to estimates from a new study.

  2. Students Offer Sustainability Solutions to Mayor Coleman’s Green Team

    Apr 21, 2015

    Students in “Assessing Sustainability: Project Experience” (ENR/AEDE 4567) received hands-on training this semester on preparing and presenting research to policymakers.

  3. Ohio State Researchers Help to Author the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report

    May 21, 2014

    Every four years, the U.S. federal government commissions the U.S. National Climate Assessment to examine the effects of climate change on the world around us. The final product is delivered to the President and Congress. Professor Brent Sohngen served as a co-author for the forestry chapter of this year's report.

     

  4. AEDE’s Sathya Gopalakrishnan to Participate in National Climate Change Research Symposium

    Oct 9, 2013

    AEDE’s strong presence studying the economic impact of climate change has been further demonstrated with the selection of Dr. Sathya Gopalakrishnan, AEDE assistant professor working in the field of environmental economics, to participate in a national symposium for early career scientists focusing on interdisciplinary climate change research.

  5. Environmental Policy Initiative Summer 2013 Research Grant Award Winners

    Jun 11, 2013

    Ohio State’s Environmental Policy Initiative, which is directed by AEDE's Dr. Brent Sohngen, has awarded three outstanding Ohio State doctoral students research grants for use during the summer of 2013. The grant funding will be used by the students for new research related to environmental policy.

  6. Ohio State Ranked as a Top 10 Institution Working in Environmental and Ecological Economics

    Mar 8, 2013

    In a recent review analyzing the influence of articles, authors, journals and institutions in environmental and ecological economics, published in the journal Ecological Economics, The Ohio State University was cited as the eighth most influential institution in the world working in the field.

  7. Brent Sohngen Serves as Co-Author for Forestry Chapter of the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report

    Mar 4, 2013

    Every four years the U.S. federal government commissions the U.S. National Climate Assessment report to examine the effects of climate change on the environment, agriculture, energy production and use, land and water resources, human health and welfare, and biological diversity. The final product is delivered to the President and Congress. AEDE’s Professor Brent Sohngen is serving as a co-author for the forestry chapter of this year's report.

  8. Roe and Irwin part of Maumee River watershed research team

    Jan 11, 2012

    Brian Roe and Elena Irwin are among a number of researchers who will examine the connections between land use, public policy, water quality and climate change in the Maumee River watershed. More information on this four-year project may be found at http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/maumeebay